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Manouria emys
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Family: Testudinidae
Genus: Manouria
Gray, 1854

Manouria is a genus of tortoises in the family Testudinidae.


The following five species are recognized as being valid, two of which are extant,[1] and three of which is extinct:

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Manouria.


  1. ^ "Manouria ". The Reptile Database.
  2. ^ Karl, Hans-Volker; Staesche, Ulrich (2007). "Fossile Riesen-Landschildkröten von den Philippinen und ihre paläogeographische Bedeutung [= Fossil Giant Land Tortoises from the Philippines and their paleogeographic importance]". Geologischesahrbuch A 160: 171–197. (Manouria sondaari, new species). (in German with abstract in English).
  3. ^ Staesche, Ulrich (coordinator) (2007). Fossile Schildkröten aus vier Ländern in drei Kontinenten: Deutschland, Türkei, Niger, Philippen [= Fossil Turtles from Four Countries on Three Continents: Germany, Turkey, Niger, and the Philippines]. Geologisches Jahrbuch, Reihe B, Heft 98 [= Series B, Issue 98]. 197 pp. ISBN 978-3-510-95967-9. (in German).
  4. ^ a b c Anders G.J. Rhodin; Scott Thomson; Georgios L. Georgalis; Hans-Volker Karl; Igor G. Danilov; Akio Takahashi; Marcelo S. de la Fuente; Jason R. Bourque; Massimo Delfino; Roger Bour; John B. Iverson; H. Bradley Shaffer; Peter Paul van Dijk (2015). "Turtles and Tortoises of the World During the Rise and Global Spread of Humanity: First Checklist and Review of Extinct Pleistocene and Holocene Chelonians". Chelonian Research Monographs. 5 (8): 000e.1–66. doi:10.3854/crm.5.000e.fossil.checklist.v1.2015.

Further reading[edit]

  • Gray JE (1854). "Description of a New Genus and some New Species of Tortoises". Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1852: 133-135. (Manouria, new genus, p. 133).